What will I learn?

This new degree programme aims to prepare industry ready graduates who are specialists in their chosen field of Network Engineering and Security or Software and Web Development.

Graduates of the Bachelor of Applied Information Technology will develop a systemic and coherent understanding of Information Technology. In their chosen specialisation they will develop knowledge and understanding that they can apply in the workplace and will prepare them for IT professional body membership and certification.

The degree will be endorsed by IT Professionals New Zealand and be part of the Seoul Accord, so that graduates will have an internationally recognised qualification.

Students are taught creative and design thinking skills that reflect industry demand for more creative IT graduates.

This new degree programme aims to prepare industry-ready graduates who are specialists in their chosen field of:

Network Engineering and Security, or
Software and Web Development.

Graduates will be able to:

Network Engineering and Security:

  • Troubleshoot local and wide-area enterprise networks on advanced security, voice, wireless, and video solutions.
  • Plan, configure, install, and verify the implementation of complex enterprise switched and routed networks using current network architecture.

Software and Web Development:

  • Design, develop, and maintain software applications, web, and mobile solutions, and related technologies.
  • Critically evaluate and implement solutions for software and web-related environments.

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
NZ$18,000.00 (US$ 12,868) per year
Year One: NZ $18,000; Year Two: NZ $15,000; Year Three: NZ $10,000; NZ $300 Student Services Levy each year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected May 2022

Venue

Wellington Campus

110 Lambton Quay,

Mitchelltown,

WELLINGTON,

Wellington Central,

6011, New Zealand

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
NZ$18,000.00 (US$ 12,868) per year
Year One: NZ $18,000; Year Two: NZ $15,000; Year Three: NZ $10,000; NZ $300 Student Services Levy each year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected May 2022

Venue

Christchurch Campus

167 Madras Street,

Christchurch Central City,

CHRISTCHURCH,

Christchurch Central,

8011, New Zealand

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Admission Requirements: NCEA University Entrance or equivalent CIE/IB award. Note that discretionary entrance is available to students who have gained exceptional marks in level 2 NCEA. Some of the above academic requirements may be waived for students over 20 years of age. IELTS test: Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5.

For international students

NCEA University Entrance or equivalent CIE/IB award. Note that discretionary entrance is available to students who have gained exceptional marks in level 2 NCEA. Some of the above academic requirements may be waived for students over 20 years of age.

IELTS test: Academic score of 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Whitecliffe

Whitecliffe College is an independent school based in New Zealand covering the areas of art, fashion, design, and technology.

  • Based out of five campuses in New Zealand
  • Enjoys beautiful surroundings and stunning scenery
  • Faculty with extensive experience in industry
  • Peaceful and safe study environment